August 08, 2019

Manchin Statement On The Death Of Michael Scott Davis At Kanawha County Mine Facility

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of electrician, Michael Scott Davis, as result of an electric shock yesterday in the South Hollow Preparation Plant in Kanawha County.

“This afternoon I spoke with Michael Scott Davis’ mother and gave our condolences for her loss. As West Virginians, we know that our hardworking and patriotic workers put their lives on the line every day when they enter the mining facilities to help power this country, and we are deeply grateful for all they contribute. We are forever grateful for Michael Scott Davis and his work, and this is a tragic loss for West Virginia. Gayle and I send our hearts out to Michael Scott Davis’ family and loved ones, and we, like all West Virginians, will keep them in our prayers.”